Tag Archives: Environment

Forest of Tides: The Sundarbans

The world’s largest mangrove forest is home to hundreds of species and, mostly along its edges, 4 million people. September/October 2016 PDF Saudi Aramco World Magazine Written by Louis Werner Photographed by Shahidul Alam / DRIK Split not quite in half … Continue reading

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As Drik as Possible

Introduction to the Drik 2016 calendar. A behind the scenes glimpse at a remarkable media phenomenon: The dot matrix Olivetti printer was noisy. The XT computer came without a hard drive: two floppy disks uploaded the operating system. When the … Continue reading

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Footprint Modulation: art, climate and displacement

An exhibition by Metaceptive Projects + Media 5th June – 5th July 2015 across five venues in Durham, UK Introductory description from the curator and artistic director, Kooj Chuhan International artists, researchers, communities and local activists are combining forces using … Continue reading

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Majority World exhibition in Rome: Justice in Focus

IDLO Photo Exhibition in Rome Farnesina Porte Aperte 2015 22 – 29 May 2015 IDLO’s photo exhibition “In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda” will form part of this year’s initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International … Continue reading

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In pictures: India coal fires

Underground fires have been burning in the small dusty coal town of Jharia in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand for more than 80 years now. All efforts to put out the fires have been in vain. Photos: ©Arindam Mukherjee: … Continue reading

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Rafiq Azam Architecture for Green Living by Rosa Maria Falvo  (Editor) , Kerry Hill (Foreword) , Kazi Khaled Ashraf (Contributor) , Philip Goad (Contributor) , Syed Manzoorul Islam (Contributor) The first ever monograph on contemporary architectural practice in Bangladesh, dedicated to international-award-winning architect Mohammad Rafiq Azam.

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In Love With My Planet

Dominique Browning spoke with Sebastião Salgado, the legendary documentary photographer and author, about the inspiration for his forthcoming book “Genesis.”  The New York Times Sunday Review Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas – Contact Press Images from “Genesis” (Taschen, 2013) Bats on tamarind trees in … Continue reading

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Panos Journalism Fellowships

Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) The fellowships are being offered by Panos South Asia as part of a Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) project for enhancing climate change awareness and understanding among journalists in South Asia. Applications are … Continue reading

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Phulbari: Santa visits GCM Resources, but investors are left wanting

By Harriet Dennys, City Diary Editor Telegraph Environmental activist Ashley Feils was evicted from the GCM Resources AGM after presenting chairman Gerard Holden with a stocking full of coal

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